News for the Hospitality Executive
Coconut Grove, FL – April 11, 2012 – Mayfair Hotel & Spa, a boutique hotel located in the heart of Coconut Grove, is pleased to announce the appointment of Saun Lightbourne, CHSP, CMP as the new executive director of sales and marketing. Lightbourne brings a wealth of experience and demonstrated expertise to the team.
“We are very pleased to welcome Saun to our executive team,” said Bruce Siegel, general manager. “We’re confident that his years of experience with upscale hotels, his strong sense of integrity and commitment to quality will help bring Mayfair Hotel & Spa to the next level.”
Lightbourne began his career with Interstate Hotels & Resorts (Omni and Hilton) and later promoted to key sales role at the Eden Roc Resort Renaissance Resort & Spa where is spent his last five years spearheading the marketing and sales initiatives in support of the hotel’s multi-million dollars expansion, re-launch and repositioning. As the director of marketing for Morgan’s Hotel Group, Lightbourne handled sales and marketing initiatives for Clift, a Morgan’s Original hotel in San Francisco, who manage hotels in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and London, among others. Most recently, Lightbourne was the area director of sales and marketing for Menin Hotel Group in Miami Beach where he contributed to increased revenue growth and surpassed sales goals, as well as managed the sales & marketing initiatives for the re-launch of the Shelborne South Beach and efforts to increase their group and special events business. In addition, he played a key role in the launch of the Menin Hotels as an upscale hotel brand.
“I am very much looking forward to leading the team here at Mayfair Hotel & Spa and working together to meet and exceed our sales goals,” as well as managing the special events/marketing/public relation team in the re-birth one of Miami most icon hotel in creating the “buzz” factor stated Saun Lightbourne.
Newly renovated Four Stars/AAA Mobile Rated Four Diamond Mayfair Hotel & Spa continues to maintain the classic Latin influenced design that truly distinguishes the hotel from any other. The hotel will continue to undergo some minor renovations and enhancement including a soft goods and new bedding package, a comprehensive wireless technology program, a new club floor featuring private business lounge, and a business friendly in-room design package.
About Mayfair Hotel & Spa:
Located in the heart of Coconut Grove, FL, the Mayfair Hotel & Spa is a haven of style, flair, intimacy, and class. The hotel offers a peaceful open-air courtyard, featuring lush tropical plants and an Asian water garden, a 4,500-square-foot Jurlique Spa featuring organic products produced in Australia and a 24-hour fitness center. Most of the 179 newly renovated luxury hotel suites boast private balconies and Japanese hot tubs. The Rooftop Cabana Club offers panoramic views of Miami's Biscayne Bay and guests can enjoy the heated, outdoor pool surrounded by eight private cabanas with L-shaped sofas and flat screen TVs. Additionally, the hotel provides 15,000 square feet of event space, encompassing one ballroom, seven meeting rooms and an outdoor garden. Guests can unwind with a drink at the tranquil Lobby Bar and enjoy dining at Spartico restaurant, an Italian trattoria. For more information and reservations, visit mayfairhotelandspa.com or call 305.441.0000. For news and updates, visit Mayfair Hotel & Spa on Facebook and on Twitter @Mayfair_Miami or @SparticoGrove.